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13 July 2020

UAE: Oil spill prompts call for increased govt. surveillance on oil tankers to prevent drinking water & marine pollution

Author: Ruba Haza, The National (UAE)

"Action needed to prevent oil spills off UAE coast, says government official," 10 Jul 2020...

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1 July 2020

EU-MERCOSUR Trade Deal threatens environmental human rights in South America, according to Intl. NGOs

Author: CIDSE

“Planned EU Trade Deal with MERCOSUR threatens climate, environmental protection and human rights” – 26 June 2020...

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25 March 2015

South Sudan: Saferworld report highlights challenges & gives recommendations for Chinese investments

…This report, Managing risk in unstable countries: Promoting conflict-sensitive investment in South Sudan, focuses on Chinese companies currently operating, or looking to invest, in South Sudan. It explores some of the key challenges faced by Chinese...

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16 February 2015

"Save Myaday Island" [video]

Author: Arakan Oil Watch & Natural Resources for People

20th December 2014...

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25 January 2015

Nicaragua: Social, environmental concerns associated with Chinese firm HKND Group's major canal project

The Interoceanic Canal, concessioned to the Chinese Company HKND Group [Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development] is a $50 billion project.  The canal, which will be approximately 278km long and would reportedly pass through 282 communities' lands, has l...

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22 January 2015

Kenya: China Road & Bridge Corporation pleads with court not to suspend railway construction after local claims its activities may harm students' health

Author: Brian Wasuna, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Chinese company urges court not to stop SGR project"...

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25 December 2014

Myanmar: Residents oppose Letpadaung mine; police's repression leaves 1 dead, govt. jails activists

On 22 December 2014, violence once again erupted in the Letpadaung copper mine as villagers opposed to the expansion of the mine clashed with police and Chinese workers. Relevant reports are linked below. Similarly violent clashes have occurred in the...

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16 December 2014

Cambodia: Groups raise alarm over severe food, livelihood, environmental, cultural impacts of Lower Sesan 2 Dam project; companies do not respond

Lower Sesan 2 Dam is located near the confluence of the Sesan and Srepok Rivers in Stung Treng Province, Cambodia – two of the Mekong River’s most significant tributaries. Expert studies have shown that the dam would cause a substantial drop in fish s...

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9 December 2014

How Africa is changing Chinese oil companies

Author: Beth Walker, chinadialogue

Sudan’s civil war and American sanctions against Khartoum in the 1990s opened the oilfields to China and India...But the political turmoil and bloodshed over the division of Africa’s largest country… Indian and Chinese large multinational corporations...

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6 October 2014

Cambodia: Prime Minister assures opposition that Stung Chhay Areng Dam will be put on hold

Author: Roseanne Gerin, Radio Free Asia

“Cambodia Puts on Hold Plans to Build Controversial Dam”, 1 October 2014...

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